Inspiring Women Making Their Marks On The Future of Infrastructure

Start time: 5.30pm. Listen in to a panel of two influential keynote speakers as they discuss their journeys and the impacts to the future of the NSW Infrastructure Sector.
Inspiring Women Making Their Marks On The Future of Infrastructure

The Sydney Women in Engineering (WIE) committee is organising their end of year event to reflect on the interesting challenges of the year, the successes and also the industry’s ability to adapt to change. Women in senior leadership roles are making their mark within the infrastructure industry, creating the inspiration to transform society, paving the way for young motivated females entering into the industry. The event will have two influential keynote speakers discuss their journeys and the impacts to the future of NSW Infrastructure Sector.

 

Speakers:

 

Justine Kinch | Group Director Buildings and Places, AECOM

Justine Kinch

Justine is the Group Director, Buildings & Places for New South Wales and the ACT at AECOM. In this role, Justine leads a dedicated team of over 160 professionals, who work with clients in the public and private sector to transform people’s lives by designing and delivering complex, world class buildings and places, creating brilliant cities.

In her former role at AECOM, Justine’s work in the Cities Market Sector led their contribution to growing the opportunity for Sydney to build its new Parkland City. In this time Justine also acted as a Project Director for major across the Water, Urban Planning and Infrastructure markets in Western Sydney.
Justine is a Registered Landscape Architect with a passion for collaboration and throughout her career has primarily been involved in leading design and planning teams in the delivery of major infrastructure, strategic planning and urban renewal projects. Her background has given her a deep understanding of what it means to design for people and in her role as Group Director she is able to expand this knowledge into the engineering disciplines and influence the outcome on major infrastructure projects to achieve the widest possible benefits for our communities.
“We know that organisations are more effective when they have diverse teams and leaders. I believe our industry is growing and developing in its approach to ED&I, and having worked with inspirational women throughout my career I have seen how infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone”

 

Mai Yeung | Interface Manager, Bechtel

Mai Yeung

Mai Yeung, a professional engineer with over 35 years’ experience and has worked on major projects across Australia, UK and Hong Kong. Mai was instrumental in the installation of the innovative photovoltaic street lighting at Sydney Olympic Park which was the first of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and is an industry leader in the area of airfield lighting. Mai is also a major advocate for women in engineering, having previously chaired the Women in Engineering of Engineers Australia. Mai was recently awarded the Western Sydney Women in STEM which is a testament of her passion supporting women in the engineering industry. Currently she is involved with the Women in Airports committee supporting and promoting women in the aviation industry. She works as an Interface Manager for Bechtel on the Western Sydney Airport project and is the Global Vice Chair in her organisation’s [email protected] committee to influence senior management to drive inclusive and diversity initiatives.

 

Gender in Diversity Awards 2020

The National Committee for Women in Engineering is delighted to announce and present the Gender in Diversity Awards 2020 during the event.

Most Encouraging Student or Not-for-profit Group in Gender Diversity 2020 Award
This award promotes national engineering excellence and the contribution women in engineering make to the community. This award seeks to identify, recognise and reward students and Not-for-profit groups that strive towards national engineering excellence in encouraging gender diversity.

Most Ambitious Company in Gender Diversity 2020 Award
This award promotes national engineering excellence and the contribution women in engineering make to the community. This award seeks to identify, recognise and reward companies that strive towards national engineering excellence in encouraging gender diversity. This award is open to small and medium organisation that employ 199 or less people.

Most Outstanding Company in Gender Diversity 2020 Award
This award promotes national engineering excellence and the contribution women in engineering make to the community. This award seeks to identify, recognise and reward companies that strive towards national engineering excellence in encouraging gender diversity. This award is open to large organisation that employ 200 or more people.

For more information about the Gender in Diversity awards please visit our website page: https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/WIE_Awards

Date:
10 / 12 / 2020 - 05:30 pm to 07:00 pm
Registration Closes
10 / 12 / 2020 05:30 pm
Webinar available
Cost
Face to Face Registration
  • Registration: $20.00 ($18.18 excl. GST)
Webinar
  • Registration: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
Key Speaker(s)
Justine Kinch and Mai Yeung
Event Contact
  • Contact:
    Engineers Australia Member Services
  • Phone:
    1300 653 113
  • Email:
Maximum CPD Hours
1